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Safety and Quality Alerts

In support of its mission, the DBHDS routinely reviews events involving death and serious physical injury to individuals served in facility and community programs. DBHDS Safety and Quality Alerts are sent out via email and posted on the DBHDS website monthly to highlight the risks identified through these serious event reviews and to offer educational information and guidance that facility, CSB, and private providers can use to improve the safety and quality of their services and prevent the occurrence of similar events in the programs they operate.

Alert #1:Choking and Constipation Risks

Alert #2:Psychotropic Medication Risks for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Alert #3: Medical Attention for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Alert #4: Holiday Safety Measures

Alert #5: Fire Exit Plans


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